Category Archives: Training

Articles that discuss Pool and other training opportunities, updates, and news.

Big Changes for the Training Credit

We are making the Training Credit easier by making a few tweaks to the program. Find out what effect it has on your district here!

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Organizational Strategic Decision Making

Read up on details about our forthcoming seminar on enterprise risk management and learn about utilizing your entire organization to be on the lookout for potential risks.

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Don’t Skate on Thin Ice

If you have ponds that freeze in winter, make informed decisions about allowing recreation on the ice.

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TargetSolutions’ New Course Focuses on Firefighter Cancer Prevention

TargetSolutions’ all-new course, NFPA 1851: Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting, raises awareness of leading causes of cancer in the fire service and instructs personnel on firefighter cancer prevention measures.

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Training Update: Time’s Running Out!

As of this June, only three districts have qualified for the Training Credit discounts for next year. That means a lot of districts still have a whole lot of work to do.

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Organizational Strategic Decision Making

This year, we are sponsoring a two-day workshop on organizational strategic decision making, also known as Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Organizational strategic decision making is not a static solution; it’s a continuous process that assesses all of the issues your organization may encounter.

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2018 SDA Conference Scholarships are Now Available!

The conference reinforces the special district community by providing an exchange of ideas, and by enabling people to make connections. Our Scholarship Program pays for these new faces to attend by reimbursing their district for the costs associated with attending.

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Got the Winter Blues?

This is the year you can make the commitment to training. One of the best features of your Pool membership is the access to free online training through TargetSolutions. This user-friendly platform allows your team to learn about hazards and even maintain some certifications.

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Fit Responder Injury Free

Injuries are hard to diagnose, difficult to treat, and can take a firefighter out of service early. To help respond to those hazards, we have partnered with Fit Responder, a targeted soft tissue injury prevention program administered by a team of former firefighters and public safety professionals.

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Ask the Experts: Waivers

An injury is not compensable if it occurs as a result of an employee’s participation in a voluntary recreational activity or program, regardless of whether the employer promoted, sponsored, or supported the recreational activity or program.

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